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Lost & Found Clean-out Reminder

Lost and Found for all buildings will be cleaned out immediately after school is out for the summer. Don't forget to check for your lost items before the end of the year. Contact Nicole Klunder, Facilities Coordinator, at klundern@brpsk12.org with questions.

 

Summer Main Office Hours

Happy Summer! Our administrative staff will be on hand to serve your family over the summer break. The elementary and MS/HS main office will be open Monday-Thursday from 9:00am until 1:00pm. The elementary main office will close June 24, 2019 and reopen on August 5, 2019. If you need assistance, please come to the MS/HS main office.

Congratulations Sam VanderArk - One of Only 12 Grand Rapids-area Students Chosen for a 2019 National Merit Scholarship
2018-19 BRPS Yearbook Delivery Information

The 2018-19 BRPS Middle School/High School yearbook will be available for pickup in the main building during the beginning of August. Watch the Black River website or your student email address for the exact date. Please contact yearbook editor, Alex Koch  at kocha@brpsk12.org if you have any questions.

Attention Seniors: If you did not choose and pay for shipping, then you will have to pick your yearbook up at the main building when it is available. The books should be ready before college starts. If you (or your family) cannot pick up your yearbook during August, then we can hold onto them for you.

The 2018-19 Elementary yearbooks will be handed out to students during the last week of school. This will be on Wednesday June 5th and Thursday June 6th. 

Our Students are Making Headlines!
High School English Summer Reading Info - 2019/20 School Year

It's never too early to think about the assigned summer reading for your high school student! The English Department has released the High School English Summer Reading Packet for the 2019-2020 school year. This packet explains all the summer reading requirements and where you can find the books on the reading list.  

Black River Public School Ranked #6 in Michigan by U.S. News & World Report

We are in the news!  Black River Public School is proud to be recognized as #6 in Michigan and #1 Charter by the U.S News & World Report. Read the full article here:

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/education/2019/04/30/four-michigan-high-schools-ranked-top-100-nationwide/3589223002/

See all rankings here:

https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/michigan/rankings?fbclid=IwAR3tBlgz9951mcD0IFhJ3vxZIgzTBQgGI1LVel13Yzo2hWN5aB8qGhrBZC4

 

Best Summer Ever! BR Summer Camp and Enrichment Opportunities Available Here!

Summer Camps are open to any Black River Public School student, as well as their friends from other schools! We welcome all students who want to have fun, improve skills, and enjoy a camp with individualized instruction. Invite your friends! Each camp has a minimum participation level of 10 campers. Individual coaches/teachers run camps. Please contact coaches through email if you have any questions about camp. Administration/paperwork questions can be directed to Tim Witvoet at witvoett@brpsk12.org.

2019 Summer Camp Brochure

2019 Summer Camp Registration Form

High School Students: Interested in Going to Vietnam?

Are you a high school student interested in traveling to Vietnam with Black River English teacher, Bridget Pyle during the summer of 2020? Please attend an informational meeting for students with their parent or guardian on Wednesday, February 20 at 5:00pm in Room 420, Main Building. Can't make the meeting but want more information? Please contact Bridget Pyle at pyleb@brpsk12.org. You can also RSVP through the tour link at https://rsvp.eftours.com/b8hgghp

Meet your New Infinite Campus Apps!

Infinite Campus has released two new and improved mobile apps: Campus Student (for students) and Campus Parent (for parents). Download your free app for real-time access to grades, assignments, schedules, announcements and more.

meet your new infinite campus apps

 

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

 

Download the District Mobile App

The Black River District website can also be via the SchoolPointe Stay Connected app which is available for both Apple and Android phones. Please click on the preferred link below to download the website application.

Download on the App Store
Click Here for Apple SchoolPointe Stay Connected App

Get it on Google Play
Click Here for Android SchoolPointe Stay Connected App

SchoolPointe's Stay Connected App features:

-Headline News and Information
-Calendar of Events
-School and Staff Directory
-School Notifications

Black River Rat School Spirit Store - Order Online 24/7!

Check-out the new Black River School Spirit Store - Uniting Students, Parents and Fans through School Pride! We are very excited to announce our School Store with 24/7 online ordering and delivery straight to your home. The link can be found on the banner in the right hand corner of the Black River website or here. Watch for a $10 Gift Card, one promotion per household which will be sent home with the youngest child in each family this week. We hope you will consider the School Store when shopping for the holidays and stocking stuffers! Contact the MS/HS Main Office if you have any questions.

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Please call in!
355-0055
MS/HS = x228
Elementary = x328

If school is to be closed or delayed, Black River Public School will make the announcement via web, voicemail and media outlets (WHTC 1450 AMWOOD TV8) prior to 6:30 a.m.  



NON DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT  Black River Public School admits students of any race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, athletic programs and other school-administered programs. 

491 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055

Fax: 616.355.0057